Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera 24 Sep 2020

Israel imposes new COVID-19 restrictions after surge in cases


Israel is imposing stricter coronavirus lockdown measures after a surge in infections.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the restrictions are necessary to keep the country from being pushed to what he calls "the edge of the abyss".
Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports.

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